Category: ARTICLES

Governor John Bel Edwards and Lawrence Brooks, the world's oldest living WWII veteran(Gov. John Bel Edwards)

Happy birthday Lawrence Brooks! The World War II veteran celebrated his 112th birthday on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Brooks is the oldest surviving veteran of…

RAF Bracelet

The personal bracelet an RAF bombardier killed during the Second World War has finally been returned to his family after almost 80 years. The bracelet,…

Hungarian Soldiers

A year into the First World War, Paul Kern, a Hungarian soldier, was shot in the head by a Russian bullet. But instead of dying,…

James Kosur
Navy Seals Training

Richard Meleski is going to jail after stealing $300,000 in health care services from the Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.…

During WWI German U-boats were wreaking havoc against Allied ships in the Atlantic Ocean. Replacing these ships was becoming harder as steel supplies dwindled, so…

Ajax Programme

The highly public Ajax fiasco continues as Defence minister Jeremy Quin said he is unable to guarantee that the vehicle if it even arrives, will…

Wars that nearly happened are some of history’s most fascinating moments. To ponder what could have been is both terrifying and intriguing. Often, these moments…

Kim Jong-Il as a baby + Fidel Castro with his classmates + Adolf Hitler as a baby

If history has shown us anything, it’s that the world has had its share of terrible leaders. While they started out as innocent children, they…

Battle of 73 Easting Tanks Roar Onward

In 1991 the Gulf War set the stage for a large-scale tank battle that pit the US’ M1A1 Abrams main battle tank (MBT) and supporting…

Bazooka Training

The word bazooka is synonymous with shoulder-fired anti-tank weaponry today, but this strange term actually dates all the way back to WWI, when it was…

Fidel Castro and Bay of Pigs

During the botched Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1961, the US sent civilians from the Alabama Air National Guard on a CIA mission to support…

Martin Gelb, a WWII spy and one of the Nazi’s most wanted men, has passed away aged 101. Gelb fought the Nazis from the inside,…